By Edward J. Carvalho
Acknowledged Legislator: severe Essays at the Poetry of Martín Espada stands because the first-ever choice of essays on poet and activist Martín Espada. it's also, up to now, the single released book-length, single-author learn of Espada presently in lifestyles. counting on leading edge, hugely unique contributions from 13 Espada students, its crucial objective is to argue for a protracted past due serious know-how of and cultural appreciation for Espada and his physique of writing. said Legislator accomplishes this activity in 3 primary methods: through supplying readers with heritage details at the poet's lifestyles and paintings; providing an exam into the subject material and dominant subject matters which are often contained in his writing; and eventually, by means of advocating, in quite a few methods, for why we should always be examining, discussing, and educating the Espada canon. Divided into 4 detailed sections that modulate via a number of theoretical frames—from Espada's...
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Source: Country surveys as reported in Lori L. Heise with Jacqueline Pitanguy and Adrienne Germain, Violence Against Women: The Hidden Health Burden, World Bank Discussion Paper No. : 1994), pp. 610. ate since 1990 and now approaches 90 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants. Many countries in the region have experienced substantial increases in homicide rates in recent years, including some where such rates were low a decade or two ago. Most homicides occur on the streets and in neighborhoods and involve males, especially young males, killing other males.
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